After watching her mother struggle for years with food sensitivities, one baker set out to create a strictly gluten-free bakery, so those with sensitivities wouldn't feel left out. The product: a new Woodstock kitchen that's gaining notice. ...

A new dining experience in downtown Aurora is already drawing notice from a wide range of visitors, including those who are eager to visit before or after a show at neighboring Paramount Theatre. ...

The cozy craft beer hangout on Elgin's far-west side is gaining fans for its lineup of unique beers and for its new offering: your morning joe. ...

The managers of this new Crystal Lake restaurant are hitting the ground running. Find out how this restaurant lives up to its ‘good drinks, good food and good service’ mantra. ...

Farm-to-table creations are key to Bleuroot's menu. See why this relatively new restaurant in West Dundee attracts clientele from across the region. ...

This local restaurateur continues to impress his clientele. Step inside his latest creation and discover a vegetarian dish that’s in popular demand. ...

A new distillery in Harvard is drawing a big following in its new tasting room and at distribution spots all across the region. And there's plenty more to come. ...

This upscale, fine dining restaurant serves both overnight guests and the general public. Take advantage of the stunning views while you dine and enjoy a classic dish that’s been a staple on the menu for nearly 30 years. ...

Cold weather is upon us, so grab one of these specialty drinks to warm yourself up. We found six coffee shops in our area serving up warm, unique signature drinks. ...

A thorough makeover is transforming this longtime favorite for fine dining into a modern hub for creative, locally inspired dishes that appeal to many palates. ...